The Latin American Photographic Archive, FoLa, is opening its doors in Argentina on Friday, October 9, 2015. Founded by Gastón Deleau, this new space devoted to international photography owns a collection that includes over 250 works, most noteworthy among them those by artists Doris Salcedo, Vik Muniz, Alfredo Jaar, Alexander Apóstol, Graciela Iturbide, Roberto Huarcaya, Javier Silva, Gastón Ugalde, Marcos López, Nicola Costantino, Esteban Pastorino and Luis González Palma, among many others.
The Bronx Museum of the Arts and El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana (MNBA) are launching an unprecedented joint arts initiative that is the culmination of years of planning and collaboration.
Agustín Pérez Rubio (Valencia, 1972) recently took office as Artistic Director of Malba (Museum of Latin American Art, Buenos Aires). This interview explores Pérez Rubio’s vision of Argentine art from a propositional perspective.
Barbara Gladstone, New York
“Talking to you makes me think that Man’s descent from the apes hasn’t even started yet.”
The same day that I began writing this text, I saw on a video featured by an online Argentine newspaper, a TransAsia Airways plane cross a Taipei highway with a wing pointed towards the ground and another towards the sky, destroy the front of a taxi and crash on a river.
Since his emergence in the visual arts scene, the photographer Roberto Huarcaya (Lima, 1959) has distinguished himself by the ambition of his projects, in which photography has often been associated with other creative mediums in very solid combinations that have elicited intense responses from different audiences.
At the core of Ricardo Rendón's artistic process is the notion that there are endless possibilities of creation starting from an already given set of elements.